Julian Tapales is a London based Filipino artist and researcher. His practice centers on craft and materials as well as the cultural and sense-making structures surrounding them. His masteral project at the Royal College of Art (2019) explored the relationship between religious artifacts and their materiality through a collaborative, multimodal research process that combined enthographic and materials research with novel machine learning techniques.

He has worked with with Professor Pedro Lopes on proprioceptive learning at the Hasso Platzner institute, consulted as a creative technologist with Wayne Mcgregor Studios, participated in MIT Media Labs workshops and taught his own series of classes at the Royal College of Art.
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